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DEFINITION of 'Good Through'

An order to buy or sell a security or commodity at a certain price for a certain period of time, unless it is canceled or changed.

BREAKING DOWN 'Good Through'

Good through is a type of limit order that can be set as GTW (Good-This-Week), GTM (Good-This-Month), or for any other specified period of time.

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